River Basin Management Training Course

The River Basin management course is designed to give practicing professionals the required knowledge and exposure to a range of skills used in the sustainable and integrated management of the water resources in large drainage basins.
COURSE TITLE
RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The course will be taught through four main modules, tackling the key components of river basin management, and integrated water resources planning:

Management Framework and Institutions
Basic principles of River Basin Management
Environmental economics
Water Resources policy and institutional framework
Water Resource systems and assessment
GIS applications for river basin management
Water Framework Directive in Europe

Hydrological Science
Catchment Scale and the River Basin Management Plan [RBMP]
Water Quality, River and Aquifer Conservation
Diffuse and Point pollution
Impact of land management on water quality
Biodiversity and ecology at river basin scale
Renewable energy focussing on hydro-power and windfarms
Climate change and hydrological modelling
Remote sensing tools

Monitoring
River Basin Processes
Natural River Systems and restoration
Field techniques and Monitoring requirements of RBMPs

Case Studies
The course will draw on the wealth of WRA experience and project examples, to exemplify key aspects of river basin management, and case studies will be used in hands-on work.

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COURSE PRESENTER
PRESENTER’S EXPERIENCE
Course lecturers are regularly involved in teaching and research activities at the Universities of Oxford, Reading, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne and University College London.

Courses can be tailored to the specific requirements of clients, and delivered as a closed course at any location.
YOUR INPUTS:
Man Days
Residential course is 2 weeks in length, Max of 20 participants.
Equipment
Full media facilities provided.
Costs
£3,795 fully inclusive.
Location
Henley Business School.
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